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What is the meaning of tradition?

That which has been handed on or passed down; things which have value because they stood the test of time


What is the importance of tradition?

It's a 2000 year heritage which has helped Christians understand what God has revealed


St Irenaeus' teachings about Jesus

It is through the word (Jesus) that humans receive God's free gift, his grace
Jesus is the perfect human being, he sets the example for all humans
The word (Jesus) shows people what the father is like


What does St Irenaeus say about Jesus?

He calls Jesus the "meeting point" between God and humanity.